Pays d’Aix en Provence…a lifestyle choice

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A champion of business and demographic development, Aix-en-Provence has been able to take advantage of its international image as a city of art and culture. The alliance between a strong, well-established economic sector and an exceptional quality of life is a success. Provence benefits companies but also all those who are passionate about the landscapes and the light of the South, the many cultural festivals, sports, an exceptional living environment, a sunny climate…

A well-contected territory

Business or holidays, the Pays d’Aix and the Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropolis are easily accessible and well served by a dense network of motorways, roads and raleways. 

Marseille Provence International Airport and Aix-en-Provence TGV train station guarantee the ease and responsiveness of travel typical of major European cities. Only 15 minutes from the main sites, they allow you to reach, in a few hours, the economic capitals of France as well as International. For maritime transport, the Pays d’Aix benefits from proximity of the Grand Port Maritime of Marseille. This is France’s 1st port and the 3rd port in the Mediterranean (in terms of goods tonnage), located less than 30 minutes away. 

A perfect climate

Privileged and gentle, The Pays d’Aix is protected from the north winds. Daily temperatures can vary: cool the morning and hot the afternoon. There are also only 91 days of rain per year. In winter, the sun is almost permanent. The dry summer is very pleasant thanks to a continuous light wind. Autumn is radiant and sunny. Each season has its charm ! 
Aix-en-Provence is one of the sunniest municipalities in France. She is even the first in the ranking since 2011.

Vibrate all year round

The Pays d’Aix offer a lot of things to do and experienced all year round ! Musical, digital or sporting, international events punctuate the year and are all good reasons to come and discover the region.

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A lot of thing do and see !

Explore the Aix region !

Set off along the pathways of History and discover monuments, castles, chapels, shrines and the treasures of our heritage buildings. Along the way, you’ll come across gourmet restaurants, festivities for local produce, our five AOC vineyards, our Provencal specialities and oil mills.

You’ll love the adorable hilltop villages where studios of artists and craftsmen lie tucked away, not to mention the Cézanne trail and its magnificent views, and the impressive scenery of the great Sainte-Victoire Mountain. Here, nature puts you in the spotlight, during mountain hikes and walks through the Mediterranean forest.

From the mountain ranges of the Côtes to the Touloubre, from the Upper Valley of the Arc to the Durance Valley, a huge area of countryside is wide open to you to be experienced all year round.